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* '''[[2 June|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Maegraith|a letter to Maegraith]].
 
* '''[[2 June|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Maegraith|a letter to Maegraith]].
 
* '''[[3 June|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 101]].
 
* '''[[3 June|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 101]].
* '''[[23 June|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is elected Merton Professor of English Language and Literature.
 
 
==August==
 
==August==
 
* '''[[9 August|9]]''' - As [[wikipedia:Atomic_bombings_of_Hiroshima_and_Nagasaki|the bombs]] are dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] [[letter 102|denounces]] these tactics as "utter folly".
 
* '''[[9 August|9]]''' - As [[wikipedia:Atomic_bombings_of_Hiroshima_and_Nagasaki|the bombs]] are dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] [[letter 102|denounces]] these tactics as "utter folly".
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun]]'' is published in the ''Welsh Review''.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun]]'' is published in the ''Welsh Review''.
 
==?==
 
==?==
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* '''?''' - Tolkien is elected Merton Professor of English Language and Literature.
 
* '''?''' - Tolkien states he is putting ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' "before all else".
 
* '''?''' - Tolkien states he is putting ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' "before all else".
 
* '''?''' - Writer [[Jim Allan]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Writer [[Jim Allan]] is born.
 
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